How to get from Sydney Airport to the city

Sydney Airport is located 9 km away from the city centre and reaching it or other suburbs is easy by suburban rail, because it gets to the airport itself! It takes about 30 minutes.

Airport Link Sydney

Airport Link train/subway departs frequently from Domestic and International rail stations, which are connected to the airline terminals via lifts and pedestrian subways. Note that it works from around 5:00 am to 00:30 hrs.

To see which station you have to head to, you can check this map.

It costs about $17 AUD.

Train Timetable – Schedule from Sydney Airport

You can find its schedule/timetable in here.

Schedule train subway sydney airport

How much is a Train Ticket?

It depends on where you are going to.

A full adult same day return ticket from Sydney Domestic Airport Station to the city circle stations is $32.80.

As a more general indication, from Sydney Domestic Airport Station to any of the City Stations, or Kings Cross, a single one way ticket is:

Adult Single $16.40 AUD
Concession Single $12.50 AUD

Notes:

  • Concession comprises Child, Student, Senior and Pensioner.
  • A family only has to pay for one child, the rest travel free. Child age is between 4 and under 16. Children under 4 travel free.
  • Students, Seniors and Pensioners must hold a valid concession card.
  • See Opal.com.au for Opal card Fares and benefits.

From the International Airport Station, to any of the City Stations, or Kings Cross, a one way ticket is:

Adult Single $17.20 AUD
Concession Single $12.90 AUD

Their line connects with all of the 324 stations on the Sydney metropolitan train network including destinations such as:

Bondi Junction, Sydney Olympic Park, Parramatta, Strathfield, Hornsby, Gosford, Katoomba, Chatswood, Macquarie Park, Wollongong, Campbelltown.

Trip Times from Sydney Airport

Trip Times Sydney Airport

You can check this map as well:

sydney subway map

 

 

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If you wonder how to get from Sydney Airport to the city, there is a cheap way by train (subway), its fare is around 17 AUD and it takes about 30 minutes
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